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entanglement

[ en-tang-guhl-muhnt ]
/ ɛnˈtæŋ gəl mənt /
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noun
the act of entangling.
the state of being entangled.
something that entangles; snare; involvement; complication.
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Origin of entanglement

First recorded in 1630–40; entangle + -ment

OTHER WORDS FROM entanglement

in·ter·en·tan·gle·ment, noun
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How to use entanglement in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for entanglement

entanglement
/ (ɪnˈtæŋɡəlmənt) /

noun
something that entangles or is itself entangled
a sexual relationship regarded as unfortunate, damaging, or compromising
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